New programs: Wayne State University

The School of Business Administration has launched a human resources concentration for its MBA  program. Students who have a particular area of professional interest can choose HR or one of 12 other concentrations as part of their program. The school also has launched an executive education program. The early emphasis will be on offering open-enrollment short courses and custom programs developed with businesses, nonprofits and government entities. At the same time, the school's executive education task force is evaluating opportunities for developing executive-level degree programs, such as an executive MBA This fall, Wayne State will enroll the first students in its new post-bachelor certificate program in information systems management. The 24-credit program provides students with backgrounds in other disciplines a foundation in information systems management. This fall also marks the launch of the "Schoolcraft to U" partnership between Wayne State and Schoolcraft College. The program allows students to complete most or all of the course work toward a Wayne State degree at Schoolcraft's Livonia campus. Initial degrees offered include a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degree in accounting, or both.

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